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Charlie Hebdo – from Paris to the world

To those, who think that they can silence us. Those, who think that they can scare us. You are wrong. We are millions. I am Charlie. My first name is Humanity. But you can call me Freedom.

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What separates democracy from tyranny?

The boiling racial tension in Ferguson and right across the United States could be explained on many level and it does contain many levels of deep rooted problems. A Grand Jury in Ferguson, Missouri decided not to recommend any criminal … Continue reading

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The day we lost our innocence

There are moments in every nation’s history that are immense in events. Often these are wars, battles won or lost. Or glorious celebrations of momentous achievements. Then there are moments of silence, somber and sadness at a grave side of … Continue reading

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War

As expected, Canadian Parliament approved new military intervention in Iraq. No, this time it is not a war against Iraq but against ISIS (the new so called Caliphate). So, in a way, it is a war to defend Iraq. Or … Continue reading

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Palestinian tragedy

Today, after a tireless and strenuous work of Secretary General of United Nations, with the assistance of US Secretary of State, full week of non-stop negotiations achieved a fleeting 12 hours break in the tragic Israeli attack on Gaza. Today … Continue reading

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All Canadains are equal! Just some are more, Mr. Orwell

Or should I say: in a new book “Canadian Farm” by distinguished author (and Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) Mr. Chris Alexander, all Canadians are proclaimed equal, just some are a bit more than the others …. Wonder if author … Continue reading

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Co dziś należy i warto zrobić

No, proszę Państwa: blog to nie książka. Nawet nie nowelka, opowiadanie. Słowem nie ma się co pieścić, nie ma czasu. Trzeba od razu do tematu, zwięźle (ha, łatwo powiedzieć…). Za pół godziny nowy dzień, a ja chciałbym by dwie rzeczy … Continue reading

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Is Polish and EU mission in Kiev a new “Munich”?

The startling words of Polish minister of foreign affairs, Radoslaw Sikorski to Ukrainian Opposition leaders sound scary. It is past diplomacy, it is not a word of compromise. It sounds a bit as a dictum – you do or else. … Continue reading

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Education ranking

OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) consisting of 65 most advanced countries just finished it’s regular testing of educational achievements in it’s member states. Canadian students had fallen significantly (but not alarmingly) in math. It does pose a problem … Continue reading

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Camelot

W listopadzie 1963 w Dallas zastrzelono Johna R. Kennedy’ego. Śmierć młodego Prezydenta wprowadziła Amerykanów w paraliż kompletnego szoku. W jakimś symbolicznym wymiarze hiastoryczym ten szok trwa do dziś. Z biegiem lat, spotęgowana tym zamachem, legenda prezydenta Kennedy’ego zastąpiła fakty historyczne … Continue reading

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